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2012-04-09 02:21:12

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans eat more meat than any other developed nation - a lifestyle choice that can take a toll on health and the environment. A new report just released by the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future indicates that Sodexo's Meatless Monday initiative has helped the leader in Quality of Daily Life Solutions accomplish its goal of serving healthier, more sustainable choices while maintaining sales and increasing...

2012-04-04 06:25:21

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Working Mother magazine today named Sodexo, the leading provider of quality of daily life solutions, one of the "Best Companies for Hourly Workers" for 2012, awarding those employers that have the best policies and programs for promoting women and a dynamic work life culture. Best Buy, Capital One, Hilton, Marriott and Target are among the 12 companies that made the list. The survey, conducted by the Working Mother Research Institute, found...

2012-04-03 06:22:04

CHICAGO, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, Inc., the leader in Quality of Daily Life Solutions, and UMF Corporation have signed a multiyear agreement whereby UMF, innovators and specialists in environmental hygiene, will provide its infection prevention products to Sodexo. Under the terms of the agreement, UMF Corporation will provide its advanced antimicrobial technology with industry-leading PerfectCLEAN® products, education, training and support to the more than 6,000 client...

2012-03-09 10:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In an increasingly mobile environment, Sodexo is now bringing the job application process to candidates' fingertips, literally. As the first application of its kind that allows candidates to apply for jobs directly through the app, the new Sodexo Jobs application allows users to immerse themselves in the company's culture and directly connect with recruiters as they conduct their job search. With the app, users can: Search and Apply for...

2012-02-14 09:15:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the country prepares for the homecoming of thousands of troops this year, Sodexo, Inc., which is headquartered in Gaithersburg, MD, and today operates 51 mess halls for the United States Marine Corps, has pledged its support to Joining Forces, an initiative launched by First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden to serve and support military service members, veterans, and their families. With this pledge, Sodexo also answers President...

2012-01-30 10:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 90 of the nation's schools, college campuses, health care facilities and corporations are taking a new approach to measuring and improving sustainability and wellness efforts, thanks to the Sustainability Management and Reporting Tool (SMART) officially launched this month by Sodexo, Inc., the leader in Quality of Daily Life Solutions. Piloted at 22 locations across the U.S. in 2011, SMART is Sodexo's proprietary solution for...

2011-11-15 11:48:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo was named one of the nation's top 100 Military Friendly Employers for its enterprise-wide focus on hiring, supporting and retaining military veterans and reservists, according to GI Jobs, the premier publication for post-military employment. The GI Jobs list recognizes the best corporate recruitment and retention programs aimed at veterans. This is the fourth consecutive year that Sodexo has been included on the list, which is...

2011-11-14 10:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MedImmune today announced the winners of its 6th Annual Research Abstract Competition highlighting the work of the next generation of scientific leaders performing research in the areas of respiratory, inflammatory and autoimmune (RIA) disease. Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows were invited to submit abstracts about RIA research as part of a competition sponsored by MedImmune, the global biologics arm of AstraZeneca. First prize of...

2011-11-08 06:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MedImmune, the global biologics arm of AstraZeneca, today announced that the company's expansion project at its Frederick, Md., Manufacturing Center (FMC) won the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering's overall 2011 Facility of the Year Award. This is the first time MedImmune has won this prestigious internationally renowned accolade. The annual Facility of the Year Awards (FOYA), sponsored by the ISPE, INTERPHEX and...

2011-10-17 07:33:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the media are invited to attend the Second Annual Lockheed Martin Cyber Security Awareness Day, an educational event for top Maryland high school students. In support of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Lockheed Martin in partnership with the Tech Council of Maryland and National Cyber Security Alliance will host 150 Maryland high school students, eight universities and colleges, and three government agencies. (Logo:...